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20222022 ACCAP Annual Report

2022 ACCAP Annual Report. JUNE 1, 2021 – MAY 31, 2022
This performance period covers year 1 of award NA21OAR4310314 and the no-cost extension period of award NA16OAR4310162.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration2022adaptation extreme-events planning progress-report sci-comm social-science weather-climate
20222022 ACCAP One Page Summary

One Page ACCAP Program Summary highlights vision, strategy and focal areas.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration2022extreme-events planning sci-comm weather-climate
2022Kake Climate Partnership 2022

A one page summary of the Kake Climate Partnership. Summarizes accomplishments in workforce development, and ocean and stream monitoring.

City of Kake, Kake Tribal Corporation, Organized Village of Kake2022adaptation fisheries sci-comm social-science tek
2022Climate Stripes Information

What are these stripes? No words. No numbers. No graphs. Just a series of colored bars. These ‘climate stripes’ are visual representations of Arctic temperatures since 1900.

UAF International Arctic Research Center2022sci-comm weather-climate
2022Bering Science Spring 2022

A collaboration with the International Arctic Research Center and the Alaska Ocean Observing System. Shares observations and research about the region. This year’s report focuses on six topics identified by a Community Advisory Panel.

Alaska Ocean Observing System, Bering Region Ocean Data Sharing Initiative, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, UAF International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks2022fisheries sci-comm weather-climate
2022Southeast Alaska Drought Future

Although southeast Alaska is one of the rainiest areas in North America, it was plagued by drought from October 2016 to December 2019. The Southeast Alaska Drought project explored the likelihood of future droughts like it.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, NOAA National Integrated Drought Information System, UAF International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks2022extreme-events sci-comm weather-climate
2022Southeast Alaska Drought Causes

Although southeast Alaska is one of the rainiest areas in North America, it was plagued by drought from October 2016 to December 2019. The Southeast Alaska Drought project explored the causes of this drought.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, NOAA National Integrated Drought Information System, UAF International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks2022extreme-events sci-comm weather-climate
2022Southeast Alaska Drought Impacts

Although southeast Alaska is one of the rainiest areas in North America, it was plagued by drought from October 2016 to December 2019. The Southeast Alaska Drought project explored the impacts of this drought on the people and environment.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, NOAA National Integrated Drought Information System, UAF International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks2022extreme-events sci-comm weather-climate
20212021 ACCAP Annual Report

2021 ACCAP Annual Report. JUNE 1, 2020 – MAY 31, 2021
This performance period covers year 5 of Award NA16OAR4310162.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration2021progress-report
2021Quick Guide to Climate Reports

Collaboration with the International Arctic Research Center. Compares the five well known climate change reports on Arctic research: Arctic Report Card, State of the Climate, National Climate Assessment, IPCC, Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme.

UAF International Arctic Research Center2021national-climate-assessment weather-climate
2021Sustained Specialist Network

By facilitating enduring, collaborative partnerships between scientists and stakeholders sustained assessment increases the co-production and application of climate information to support climate resilience.

NOAA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments Program2021planning sci-comm social-science tek
2021Alaska Climate Dispatch November 2020 – April 2021

Summaries and outlooks for a non-technical audience
The Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks.

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2021alaska-climate-dispatch
2021Extreme Cold in Louisiana & Alaska

Although in very different regions of the United States, water and wastewater management in western Alaska and southern Louisiana are similarly impacted by extreme weather events. In both locations, winter storms wreak havoc on infrastructure and more.

Climate Science Data for Southern US States, UAF International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks2021extreme-events infrastructure sci-comm weather-climate
2021Extreme Events & Water Hazard Planning

Although in very different regions of the United States, water and wastewater management in the western Alaska and southern Louisiana are similarly impacted by extreme weather events.

Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program, UAF International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks2021extreme-events infrastructure sci-comm water
2020Alaska Climate Dispatch May – October 2020

In this issue
– Weather Terms
– Climate and Weather Summary
– The Water Column
– Sea Ice

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2020alaska-climate-dispatch
2020Kake Climate Partnership – Declaration of Principles

Created by the Kake Climate Partnership as a guide for working together.

City of Kake, Kake Tribal Corporation, Organized Village of Kake2020planning social-science tek
20202020 ACCAP Annual Report – short version

2020 ACCAP Annual Report (short version). JUNE 1, 2019 – MAY 31, 2020
This performance period covers year 4 of Award NA16OAR4310162.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration2020adaptation extreme-events progress-report
2010Interior Issues Council Climate Change Task Force Preliminary Vulnerability Assessment Report – Fairbanks North Star Borough

This report summarizes the findings to date of the Interior Issues Council Climate Change Task Force (IIC‐CCTF)
in studying and assessing climate vulnerability in the Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB or Borough).

Interior Issues Council Climate Change Task Force2010adaptation vulnerability
2020Building capacity for tribal climate adaptation planning in Alaska: a post-training needs assessment

Citation. Kettle, N., M. Chase, O. O’domin, D. Roehl, and K. Cozzetto. 2020. Building capacity for tribal climate adaptation planning in Alaska: a post-training needs assessment.
International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Aleutian Islands Pribilof Association, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, UAF International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks2020adaptation
20202020 ACCAP Annual Report

2020 ACCAP Annual Report. JUNE 1, 2019 – MAY 31, 2020
This performance period covers year 4 of Award NA16OAR4310162.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration2020progress-report
2020Alaska Climate Dispatch Nov 2019 – April 2020

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers November 2019 thru April 2020.

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2020alaska-climate-dispatch extreme-events sea-ice water weather-climate
2020Bering Science spring 2020

In collaboration with the International Arctic Research Center and the Alaska Ocean Observing System, this pdf shares what federal, state and university scientists are learning about some of the most striking changes in the Bering Sea region.

Alaska Ocean Observing System, Bering Region Ocean Data Sharing Initiative, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, UAF International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks2020fisheries ocean-acid sci-comm sea-ice water weather-climate
20192019 ACCAP Annual Report

2019 ACCAP Annual Report. JUNE 1, 2018 – MAY 31, 2019
This performance period covers year 3 of Award NA16OAR4310162

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration2019adaptation energy extreme-events forests permafrost planning progress-report sci-comm sea-ice search-and-rescue social-science weather-climate wildfire
2010Decision-making for at-risk communities in a changing climate

This document is intended to inform decision-makers relating to climate change and uncertainty, risk management, and relocation planning.

2010adaptation economy energy extreme-events fisheries infrastructure planning vulnerability weather-climate
2011Alaska Climate Change Adaptation Planning Tool

This adaptation tool will help Alaska community residents identify impacts from environmental changes, devise strategies for coping with the changes, and locate resources to help.

Alaska Sea Grant2011adaptation economy energy extreme-events fisheries planning vulnerability weather-climate
2011Climate Change Adaptation Planning Manual for Coastal Alaskans and Marine-dependent Communities

This manual is for Alaska whose task is to think through the meaning of climate change, assess vulnerabilities, devise strategies for resilience, locate tools and resources, and develop and implement plans for adaptation.

Alaska Sea Grant2011adaptation economy energy extreme-events fisheries planning weather-climate
2019Alaska’s Changing Environment

In collaboration with the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks this pdf and website document Alaska’s physical and biological changes through observations.

UAF International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks2019sea-ice tek water weather-climate wildfire
2015Alaska Climate Dispatch March – May 2015National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2015alaska-climate-dispatch
2019Alaska Climate Dispatch May – Oct 2019

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers November 2018 thru April 2019.

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2019adaptation alaska-climate-dispatch energy extreme-events hydropower infrastructure planning sea-ice water weather-climate wildfire
2018ACCAP Annual Report 2018

Science, decision support, and capacity building for climate resilience in Alaska.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration2018progress-report
2017Phase II Final Report, 2011–2017

Includes key partnerships, research projects, project evaluations, and outreach activities.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration2017progress-report
2016Planning for Climate Change

Brief overview of ACCAP’s work in helping Alaskans plan for climate change, in a concise one-page flyer format.

2016planning
2013Tongass National Forest Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

Summary of project findings. By considering various future scenarios, the Tongass National Forest can better manage resources vulnerable to climate change.

Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center, UAF Scenarios Network for Alaska + Arctic Planning, USDA Forest Service2013forests vulnerability
2017Synthesis of Climate Adaptation Planning Needs in Alaska Native Communities

Synthesized tribal climate adaptation needs assessments, workshop reports, and adaptation plans in Alaska to document barriers to climate adaptation planning, and identify gaps.

2017adaptation research-needs tek
2018Using sea ice and weather modeling data in Arctic search and rescue operations

Potential use and application of radar, satellite, and other tracking data for sea ice and weather conditions in Arctic maritime-related search and rescue operations.

University of Alaska Fairbanks, US Dept of Homeland Security Arctic Domain Awareness Center2018modeling sea-ice search-and-rescue
2016Energy and Resource Development on the North Slope, Alaska: Detailed Report

Detailed report on future resource development scenarios on the North Slope and surrounding areas.

GeoAdaptive Spatial Technologies + Strategies, North Slope Science Initiative, University of Alaska Fairbanks2016energy
2016Energy and Resource Development on the North Slope, Alaska: Report Summary

Future resource development scenarios, including current knowledge and uncertainties in socioeconomic and environmental factors that may affect onshore and offshore resource extraction.

2016energy
2017Nome Tribal Climate Adaptation Plan

ACCAP and the Nome Eskimo Community (NEC) developed a climate adaptation plan with the Nome-based tribes. This includes tribal members of NEC, Village of Solomon, Native Village of Council, and King Island Native Community.

Nome Eskimo Community, University of Alaska Fairbanks2017adaptation
2017Human Adaptation to Climate Change in Alaska: Technical Report

Results of a pilot assessment of climate change adaptation across a range of natural resource dependent sectors in Alaska, with recommendations for conducting climate adaptation research and assessment in Alaska.

UAF International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks2017adaptation
2014Hollings Scholar Report: Impacts of Extreme Weather Events in Alaska

Using a database of extreme events, an ACCAP Hollings Scholar compiled a catalog of impacts and determined links between extreme events and impacts.

NOAA National Weather Service, UAF International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks2014extreme-events
2016Extreme Events and Decision Support

Summary of projects that evaluate the process and outcomes of communicating climate science for application and use by wildfire managers in Alaska.

2016extreme-events sci-comm
2016Coastal Change Research and Information Needs Database: Western Alaska

Excel workbook of projects and information needs in western Alaska.

2016research-needs
2016Coastal Change Research and Information Needs Database: Western Alaska

Documents the project landscape for communities facing change, decision-makers navigating change, and researchers pursuing projects, as well as funding agencies trying to prioritize where to allocate resources.

2016research-needs
2016Coastal Change Research and Information Needs Database: Cook Inlet to Southeast Alaska

Excel workbook of projects and information needs in Cook Inlet and Southeast Alaska.

2016research-needs
2016Coastal Change Research and Information Needs: Cook Inlet to Southeast Alaska

Synthesizes current research and management studies that may help to foster better coordination about coastal change in the NPLCC, help practitioners and scholars learn from one another, and identify information gaps.

2016research-needs
2018Climate Service Needs for the National Weather Service – Alaska Region

Weather, climate, and environmental tools, plus training, needed by NWS Alaska Region climate service providers to improve their ability to meet stakeholder needs.

2018research-needs weather-climate
2018Alaska Climate Adapters Report

Updated sources of information and an analysis that synthesizes stakeholder comments about what climate adaptation research is needed in their communities.

University of Alaska Fairbanks, US Department of Agriculture2018research-needs
2019Alaska Climate Dispatch Nov 2018 – April 2019

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers November 2018 thru April 2019.

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2019alaska-climate-dispatch
2018Alaska Climate Dispatch May – Oct 2018

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers May thru Oct 2018

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2018alaska-climate-dispatch
2018Alaska Climate Dispatch Nov 2017 – April 2018

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers Nov 2017 thru April 2018

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2018alaska-climate-dispatch
2017Alaska Climate Dispatch May – Oct 2017

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers May thru Oct 2017

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2017alaska-climate-dispatch
2017Alaska Climate Dispatch November 2016 – April 2017

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers Nov 2016 thru April 2017

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2017alaska-climate-dispatch
2016Alaska Climate Dispatch May – Oct 2016

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers May thru Oct 2016

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2016alaska-climate-dispatch
2016Alaska Climate Dispatch Sept 2015 – May 2016

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers Sept 2015 thru May 2016

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2016alaska-climate-dispatch
2015Alaska Climate Dispatch June – Aug 2015

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers June thru Aug 2015

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2015alaska-climate-dispatch
2015Alaska Climate Dispatch March – May 2015

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers March thru May 2015

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2015alaska-climate-dispatch
2015Alaska Climate Dispatch Dec 2014 – Feb 2015

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers Dec 2014 thru Feb 2015

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2015alaska-climate-dispatch
2014Alaska Climate Dispatch June – Nov 2014

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers June thru Nov 2014

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2014alaska-climate-dispatch
2014Alaska Climate Dispatch March – May 2014

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers March thru May 2014

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2014alaska-climate-dispatch
2014Alaska Climate Dispatch Dec 2013 – Feb 2014

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers Dec 2013 thru Feb 2014

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2014alaska-climate-dispatch
2013Alaska Climate Dispatch Sept – Nov 2013

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers Sept thru Nov 2013

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2013alaska-climate-dispatch
2013Alaska Climate Dispatch June – Aug 2013

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers June thru Aug 2013

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2013alaska-climate-dispatch
2013Alaska Climate Dispatch March – May 2013

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers March thru May 2013.

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2013alaska-climate-dispatch
2013Alaska Climate Dispatch Dec 2012 – Feb 2013

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers Dec 2012 thru Feb 2013

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2013alaska-climate-dispatch
2012Alaska Climate Dispatch Sept – Nov 2012

Written for a non-technical audience, the Dispatch features seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks. Covers Sept thru Nov 2012

National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA National Weather Service, Sea Ice Prediction Network2012alaska-climate-dispatch